On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1956

Historical Events

  • "Milton Berle Show" last airs on NBC-TV
  • Fed court rules racial segregation on Montgomery buses anti-Constitutional

Famous Birthdays

  • Kenny G [Gorelick], American jazz saxophonist (Duotones, Breathless), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Richard A Searfoss, Mount Clemons Mich, Astronaut (STS 58, 76, sk 90)
  • Richard Butler, English singer (Psychedelic Furs)
1956 Highlights

About June 5, 1956

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini